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Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium

Located in: University of Arizona District


1601 E. University Blvd.
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721
United States

Phone: 520-621-4516

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Located on the University of Arizona campus, Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium inspires visitors of all ages with the wonders of science.

Explore the solar system and beyond in Flandrau’s state-of-the-art planetarium theater, featuring a fulldome digital projection system that can launch from the Earth and fly to planets, moons, and asteroids. Flandrau also offers fun interactive science exhibits that will engage the whole family, and the dazzling specimens of the UA Mineral Museum.

Current exhibits topics include earth science, astronomy, math puzzles, and gemstones. Open Daily, see website for hours, showtimes, and admission prices.

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    Based on 55 reviews
  • #63 of 301 things to do in Tucson
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First time here for the planetarium show. The narrator was a young woman who had trouble speaking clearly, so even though she was friendly and quite knowledgeable, half of what she said was hard to...

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Lovely way to spend some cool hours on a hot day

We stopped in for the museum, we'll go back for the show. The jewelry gem exhibit was stunning. We spent too long in the puzzle room (because I have horrible spacial acuity and couldn't figure out...

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I've lived in Tucson for several years and had no idea that the UofA was a major 'player' in astronomy and the exploration of space. This is a real gem, right on the UofA campus and well worth a...

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